Change the Future Through Changing the Mind
Karen Wang is a co-founder of Wisdom Academy. Wisdom Academy focuses on the development and application of innovative and cost-effective mind training tools, to enhance individuals’ cognitive ability, increase resilience, and promote long term physical and psychological wellbeing. They also have a particular focus on children and their caregivers, given that mind training is much […]
Three Algorithmists Meet Robin Hood
Bruce Cahan is a Consulting Professor in Stanford’s School of Engineering, where he designs and applies new theories for creating a financial and insurance marketplace that improves regional quality of life systems. He is also CEO and co-founder of Urban Logic, a nonprofit that harnesses finance and technology to change how systems think, act and […]
Teaching Algorithms How to Teach
Emma Brunskill is an assistant professor in the computer science department at Stanford University where she leads the AI for Human Impact (@ai4hi) group. Her work focuses on reinforcement learning in high-stakes scenarios-how can an agent learn from experience to make good decisions when experience is costly or risky, such as in educational software, health […]
Connecting the Learner with Learning in Learning Management Systems
Ajay Madhok is the Founding Partner of Reboot Digital and an Advisor to Playground Global. He is a growth architect, challenging norms to uncover technology-powered growth opportunities, calibrating businesses for commercial success, by enlisting entrepreneurial talent to deliver outcomes via purpose-built startups. Ajay’s re-imagination experience includes building four ventures, with two getting acquired, one merged, […]
The Human Code for Learning
Martha Russell is Executive Director of mediaX at Stanford University and Senior Research Scholar with the Human Sciences Technology Advanced Research Institute at Stanford. Dr. Russell leads business alliances and interdisciplinary research for mediaX at Stanford University. With people and technology as the intersecting vectors. Russell’s background spans a range of business development, innovation and […]
mediaX Thought Leader Shows High School Students are Unprepared to Judge Credibility of Information on the Internet
Professor Sam Wineburg co-authors a report showing prospective young voters are poorly equipped to evaluate the sources of online content.
Re-envisioning the “Seat-Time” Algorithm in Education
Blog Post by Esther Wojcicki mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar For more than two decades, groups like George Lucas Foundation, the Buck Institute and Hewlett Foundation have been promoting and supporting project-based learning in schools nationwide. Many schools and teachers have adopted it, at least in part of their programs. The evidence that it helps students […]
Algorithms and Analytics: Connecting the Learner and the Learning
October 23, 2019
Join us October 23, 2019 in CERAS #101 from 8:30am to 4:45pm as experts and members in the mediaX community explore the frontiers of learning algorithms and analytics that connect learners with learning including; Measuring what Matters in Learning, Designing Learning Experiences and Algorithms for Conversation and Developing Metatags for Open Exchange.
mediaX Thought Leader Shows Changing Students’ Mindsets About Learning Improves Their Grades
A study, co-authored by Carol Dweck and Greg Walton, shows that high school students who took a course to cultivate positive beliefs about learning earned higher grades.